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Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

Operating out of New York City, N.Y., cosmetics company Estee Lauder Companies Inc employs talent in positions ranging from Executive Director to Account Executive. The median income for Estee Lauder Companies Inc employees is $69K per year. Though your experience level and your city are influential salary factors for those at Estee Lauder Companies Inc, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Estee Lauder Companies Inc typically pays:
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Employer: Estee Lauder Companies Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Counter Manager (9)
$22,564 - $43,796  
[-]Counter Manager (9)
Salary$28,659 - $74,120  
Bonus$324.42 - $8,900  
Commission$400.11 - $6,142  
Total Pay$22,564 - $43,796  
[+]Executive Director (4)
$96,691 - $506,935  
[+]Executive Director (4)
Salary$90,281 - $305,088  
Bonus$4,437 - $136,902  
Total Pay$96,691 - $506,935  
[+]Account Executive (4)
$41,486 - $116,587  
[+]Account Executive (4)
Salary$43,986 - $100,837  
Bonus$1,449 - $35,351  
Total Pay$41,486 - $116,587  
[+]Retail Store Manager (4)
$28,662 - $63,385  
[+]Retail Store Manager (4)
Salary$29,501 - $60,661  
Bonus$408.94 - $7,124  
Total Pay$28,662 - $63,385  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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Executive Director of Marketings are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $165K annually; Executive Directors, Directors of Supply Chain Management, and Account Executives also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $147K, around $100K, and $73K, respectively. Retail Store Managers at Estee Lauder Companies Inc do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (approximately $45K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $83K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $55K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Estee Lauder Companies Inc employees (32 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $94K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $87K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Melville, N.Y. (approximately $86K), Miami, Fla. ($81K), and Atlanta, Ga. ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. Bristol, Pa. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $51K. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at around $87K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $115K annually for Certified Safety Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Certified Packaging Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $73K on average. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Estee Lauder Companies Inc come out on top, and their salaries approach $174K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $125K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Estee Lauder Companies Inc is Project Management; just over one in five of employees use it for work. Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Though a little over a half of workers get paid time off for vacation, only about two in five employees receive paid sick leave. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and stock options.

Key Stats for Estee Lauder Companies Inc


72 %
28 %
$45,344 - $98,628
$48,980 - $108,090
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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